We Changed Our Name!

Effective January 7, 2013, Diehl Servilla LLC has changed the firm name to Servilla Whitney LLC.

Glen Diehl, a founding member of the firm, retired as a member of the firm at the end of 2012, and he has left the firm to join the firm of Graham Curtin in Morristown, New Jersey. We wish Glen success in his new venture.

Servilla Whitney LLC looks forward to continued growth with an outstanding team of intellectual property specialists, several having advanced degrees in technology. We will continue to offer unparalleled service, which has proven to be successful over the last nine years.

We are expanding our office space!

Servilla Whitney LLC has extended its lease at its 33 Wood location in Iselin, NJ and has increased its office space capacity by 50%.  This has been in response to strong demand for the firm’s services and the addition of several new attorneys to expand the firm’s expertise in chemical, pharmaceutical, biological and medical device patent counseling, prosecution and reexamination practices.

New Attorneys Join Servilla Whitney

Servilla Whitney LLC is pleased to announce the addition of four new attorneys.

Sunil Raval received  Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Sciences from Rutgers University, graduating cum laude. Sunil received his Juris Doctor degree from Rutgers University School of Law- Newark and received his Masters in Pharmaceutical Engineering from the New Jersey Institute of Technology.   Sunil’s practice includes opinions, counseling, and patent and trademark application preparation and prosecution for large and small corporate clients.

Michelle Cristaldi received a B.S. in Chemistry from the University of California – Berkeley and B.A. in Anthropology, University of California – Berkeley.   Michelle received for Juris Doctor degree from Seton Hall University School of Law.  Michelle’s practice includes patent preparation and prosecution including technologies in the chemical and pharmaceutical fields. Michelle also works in the areas of post grant practice, including ex parte and inter partes reexaminations.

Rebecca Smirk received a B.A. from Swarthmore College in Chemistry and Economics and a Juris Doctor degree from Seton Hall University School of Law.  Prior to and during law school, Rebecca spent ten years as a research scientist at Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, where she worked on developing new medicines.  Rebecca’s practice includes patent preparation and prosecution and opinions for chemical and pharmaceutical clients.

Rory Alegria received a B.S. in Chemical Engineering and a minor in Chemistry from the University of California – Berkeley.  Rory received a Juris Doctor degree from Rutgers School of Law-Newark.  Rory’s practice includes patent preparation and prosecution and opinions, particularly in technologies related to chemistry, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, water filtration systems, automotive catalysts, semiconductors and cosmetics.  Rory also handles ex parte and inter partes reexaminations.

We Moved!

Servilla Whitney LLC has moved to Metropark, in Iselin, New Jersey. The firm has taken on larger office space to accommodate future growth of the firm and for easier accessibility to our clients. The office is conveniently located in close proximity to the Metropark train station, allowing easy access to train service to New York City and the United States Patent and Trademark Office.